Healthy Living – Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor

Healthy Living
Saturdays 10:10 AM
Tina Miller, MS RD / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest Healthy Living Segment:
Pork Chop Meijer
January 25, 2014:  Healthy Living:  Mood Boosting Foods – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - This is the time of year when the winter weather can put you in a funk.  There are ways to improve your mood through food.  Read Tina’s blog Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

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Also: Click here to read Tina’s weekly “HEALTHY LIVING BLOG.” Includes recipes you hear about on the show and great healthy living tips!
Who Is Tina Miller? Lucy Ann encountered Tina years ago at a local health fair, where Tina turned her on to the benefits of flax seed. Since then they have teamed up to bring you the best in health information.
Tina is a Meijer Dietitian and Healthy Living Advisor for East Michigan and Northern Ohio. With over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian, her goals include providing you with simple steps to achieve and maintain good health, menus and recipes that are easy and enjoyable, and sound nutrition advice that is based on current and credible research.
Academics have played a significant role in her life and she is consistently reviewing and evaluating the most current nutrition research and food trends. She works to keep you informed, translating research findings into easy-to-use lifestyle tips.
Like you, family is at the center of her busy life. Tina and her family enjoy a variety of foods and believe in the positive power of foods. That is the impact our food choices have on our health and well-being. We explore whole foods, natural foods and organic foods as they relate to your health. Wishing you good health, naturally!
Visit www.meijerhealthyliving.com and click on “Tina’s Tips.”
Previous Healthy Living Segments:
Scale Meijer
January 18, 2014:  Healthy Living:  Healthy Weight Week – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor:  The answer to constant dieting just may be a healthy lifestyle.  Here’s how to make healthy choices a part of every day living.
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whole grainSeptember 21, 2013:  Healthy Living: Whole Grains – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor:   The benefits of eating whole grains and how to incorporate them into your diet.  Read Tina’s blog, which includes delicious whole grain recipes, here.
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Meijer Back to School Lunches
September 7, 2013:  Healthy Living: Favorite Back to School Lunches- Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Great ideas to make the kids’ lunches healthy, safe, and fun.  Make sure to click the link above to access Tina’s blog with delicious recipes included.
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Gala Apple
August 31, 2013:  Healthy Living: Welcome Back Michigan Apples! – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Apples are the complete package.  Delicious and nutritious.  Find out why this year is a banner one for teachers’ favorite fruit.
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Melons
August 24, 2013:  Healthy Living: Melon Mania! – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor:   Low on calories and high on nutrition, Tina says melon is a dieter’s dream  Read Tina’s blog, which includes delicious Melon recipes, here.
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Mejier Peanut ButterAugust 17, 2013:  Healthy Living: Sleep Deprivation Increases Junk Food Cravings  – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor:   Where do those cravings for doughnuts and pizza come from and what can we do about it?  It may be as easy as getting a good night’s sleep.  Read Tina’s blog, which includes the Top Ten Snacks Under 100 Calories, here.
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Breakfast
August 10, 2013:  Healthy Living:  Breakfast Boosts Weight Loss – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: How do you start your day?  A new study shows that dieters who eat a healthy breakfast are more likely to shed the pounds.  Read Tina’s blog, which includes great recipes for you to try, here.
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Gourmet Garden Herbs & Spices
August 3, 2013:  Healthy Living:  Make Mealtimes Matter - There are some compelling reasons to make a return to the family dinner table, if your family has strayed away from mealtime togetherness.   Tina helps you get started with a few delicious recipes.  She also turns us on to Gourmet Garden Fresh Herbs & Spices, which come in a tube.  Tina says are very fresh and work great.
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Gluten Free Breakfast BarJuly 13, 2013:  Healthy Living: Another Reason to Go Gluten Free?  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - A new study shows a link between autism and gluten-sensitivity.  Here’s what you need to know.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a couple of gluten-free recipes for you to try.)
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Blueberries
June 29, 2013:  Healthy Living: The Little Blue Dynamos  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -   Did you know that blueberries are one of the healthiest foods you can eat?  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a couple of fun recipes for you to try.)
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Picnic
June 22, 2013:  Healthy Living:  BBQ Food Safety - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -   From how to store raw food to safe food temperatures, Tina teaches us tips and tricks to making sure your picnics in the park are perfect.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes two recipes for your BBQ.)
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Nuts
June 15, 2013:  Healthy LivingProtecting Against Prostate Cancer - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorHere are the tips men need to know to help guard against prostate cancer.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes two recipes for you to get started on a healthier lifestyle.)
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Wine
June 8, 2013:  Healthy LivingShaken & Stirred - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -  Ever wonder why there are no nutrition labels on alcoholic beverages?  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a Skinny White Sangria recipe for you to try.)
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Meijer Summer Sides
June 1, 2013:  Healthy Living: Healthier Summer Sides  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Learn how to cut the cream and heavy sauces and replace them with deliciously nutritious dishes for your summer fun.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a couple of fun recipes for you to try.)
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Salt 2
May 25, 2013:  Healthy Living: Cut the Salt, but Not Too Much  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - A new report indicates we might be cutting out too much salt from our diets.  Tina helps us understand the latest study and how to make sense of it with our own diets.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a couple of fun recipes for you to try.)
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 Tina Miller in Kitchen
May 10, 2013:  Healthy Living: Top Foods for Mom  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Women, how many of these top food items for women do you actually incorporate into your own diet? (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a nice recipe for you to try.)
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Olive Oil

May 4, 2013:  Healthy Living: The Mediterrean Diet  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -It’s a diet the emphasizes fish and seafood, along with olive oil and plant foods.  Find out why many people are starting to incorporate the Mediterrean way of life into their diet. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes a nice recipe for you to try.)
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Soy Crisps

April 6, 2013:  Healthy Living: The Benefits of Soy – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor
– It may not sound appetizing, but what it can do for you is amazing.  Plus, Tina’s recipes using soy are delicious! (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes those yummy recipes.)
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Listen to previous interviews with Tina below.
DiabetesApril 1, 2013:  Healthy Living: A Diabetes Wake-Up Call – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Learn the risk factors for diabetes and take the Risk Test.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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Easter BunnyMarch 23, 2013:  Healthy Living: Lighten Up Your Easter Table – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Tina teaches us how to “trade-up” to healthier fare this Easter holiday.  She has great ideas for taking the calories out of those Easter baskets and the dinner table, without removing the taste and fun.  We also talk with her about Meijer’s announcement this week that it is increasing its “Made in Michigan” products.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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Leprechaun HatMarch 16, 2013:  Healthy Living: Lighten Up St. Patrick’s Day  - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Corned beef, cabbage, and green beer are synonomous with St. Patty’s Day.  Tina shows us how to cut the calories and fat from this great dinner, and even gives us a fun look at some of the Irish lore behind these foods.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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Salt
February 23, 2013:  Healthy Living: The Scoop on Salt  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Cutting back on dietary sodium can reduce hypertension and the risk for stroke, cutting cardiovascular disease risk by as much as 25%.  Tina shows us easy ways to cut back on sodium.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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Omega 3 Fish OilFebruary 16, 2013:  Healthy Living: Vision Health  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorAge-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in those 65 and older.  Find out the symptoms and how diet can be so critical to the health of your eyes.(Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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February 9, 2013:  Healthy Living: Foods of Love  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorValentine’s Day is Thursday, February 14, and on today’s show Tina Miller of Meijer showed us how to substitute sweet treats to cut calories.  She also shows us what food helps us get in the mood..!   (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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February 2, 2013:  Healthy Living: Top Heart Healthy Foods  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorThe month of love is a good time to assess how well you are taking care of yourself.  Make sure you are incorporating these foods into your diet to protect yourself from heart attack and stroke.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes delicious recipes.)
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January 26, 2013:  Healthy Living: A Super Healthy Big Game Day – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor With some wise choices you can keep an eye on the game and your waist line on game day.  Tina shows us how to make those choices, cutting out calories and fat but not great taste.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes great recipes for your party this week.)  Photo: Game Day Quiche Bites
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January 19, 2013:  Healthy Living: Eat to Beat Colds & Flu – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorHere’s what you should be doing to combat cold and flu season, including which vitamins give you the most protection.     (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here, which includes two great recipes this week.)
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January 12, 2013:  Healthy Living: Citrus Season – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - You can bring a little bit of the sun into your home in the dead of winter, thanks to sweet and succulent citrus.   (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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January 5, 2013:  Healthy Living:Tips to Get You to a Healthy Weight Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Losing even a little bit of weight can impact your health in a big way.  Tina shows us how to do it in a safe and smart way.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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December 29, 2012:  Healthy Living: A Happy, Healthier You in the New Year- Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -  Here’s what you need to do to attain good health and keep your resolutions throughout the New Year.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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December 15, 2012:  Healthy Living: The Norovirus & Your Dishwasher – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - A new study from Ohio State University came out this week showing how the stomach-upsetting Norovirus may still be hanging around your dishware even after a spin through the dishwasher.  Tina gives us tips on how to protect ourselves and make sure we squash the Norovirus before it can make us sick. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.) Click & Listen:

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December 8, 2012:  Healthy Living: Holiday Baking & Gifts from the Kitchen – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Baking for the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful.  Start with the right ingredients and a few tips – along with some ideas on how to make it more healthy – and you’ll be on your way!  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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December 8, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Healthy Holiday Baking - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - You don’t have to give up your favorite Christmas treats if you are watching your weight, you just have to bake smarter.  Tina shows us the tricks that will turn your holiday baking into healthier - – yet still delicious – - sweets.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.) Click & Listen:

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December 1, 2012:  Healthy Living: Minimizing Holiday Weight Gain – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor The average person gains about two pounds over the holidays.  Here are some great ways you can avoid packing on pounds while still enjoying great holiday fare.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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November 24, 2012:  Healthy Living: Healthy Eating While Holiday Shopping - Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Use these tips to keep you away from the mall pretzels and cookies. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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November 17, 2012:  Healthy Living: Thanksgiving Leftovers – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Turkey with all of the trimmings can be just as delicious as leftovers, but do you know how long each item keeps without spoiling?  Storage life varies depending on the item. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read Tina’s blog here.)
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November 10, 2012:  Healthy Living: Tackling the Turkey Dinner – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -   Tips and tricks from Tina that will  ensure a successful Thanksgiving Dinner.   (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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November 3, 2012:  Healthy Living: National Start Eating Healthy Day – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Need incentive to kick your bad eating habits?  How about a day set aside specifically to start a pattern of eating well?  Tina gives us her tips to help us begin what can turn into a lifetime of healthy habits.    (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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October 27, 2012:  Healthy Living: Healthier Halloween Treats – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - You don’t have to hand out pencils to ensure a healthy Halloween.  Tina has some great ideas for better candy choices and  some spooktacular recipes to enjoy the holiday.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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October 6, 2012:  Healthy Living: Fall Squash HarvestTina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - The rich, buttery flavors of winter squash are hard to resist!  Deep orange squash such as acorn and butternut are loaded with nutrients such as Vitamin A and Fiber, and can be used in a variety of recipes.(Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.) Click & Listen:

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September 29, 2012:  Healthy Living: Ranch Tour Illustrates Safe & Humane Handling of CattleTina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Tina tells us about her recent visit to a Nebraska ranch, and shows us the benefits of beef in our diet.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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September 22, 2012:  Healthy Living:  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Are you trying to lose weight and lower your BMI?  Tina says it may be as easy as..reading!
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September 15, 2012:  Healthy Living: Tips for a Great Tailgate – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorPlanning ahead and offering a great variety of healthy and tasty tailgating treats are just some of the keys to a winning game day. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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September 1, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Dietitians Are Now an Important Factor in Grocery Stores’ Connection with Shoppers -  Shari Steinbaugh, MS RD/Meijer Healthy Living Manager; Janine Faber, MEd. RD/Healthy Living Advisor in Southern Ohio and Kentucky; Connie Castro, Healthy Living Marketing Coordinator; Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor; Maribel Alchin, MBA, RD/Personal Chef; and Kristen Johnson, RD ACE-PT/Healthy Living Advisor, Fort Wayne & Indianapolis  –  Meijer has become a leader in championing healthy eating, thanks to its cadre of knowledgeable dietitians on staff.  We get to know the Meijer dietitian team and the role they play in educating customers.   Make sure to click the blog link to access Tina’s collection of her colleagues’ favorite meals to put together when time is tight. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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August 25, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Why Eat Breakfast? -  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor –  There are many benefits to starting your day by eating breakfast, but one of the more intriguing ones is  that it just may help you lose weight. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.) Click & Listen:

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August 18, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Michigan Melons -  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorHow familiar are you with the thump of a melon to determine its freshness?  Tina shows us how to pick the perfect melon from musk melons to watermelons.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.) Click & Listen:

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August 11, 2012:  Healthy Living: Back to School Lunches:  Easy as 1, 2, 3:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorTips and recipes for lunches your kids will love, while keeping their food safe and healthy.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.) Click & Listen:

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 August 4, 2012:  Healthy Living: Simplify Your Life – De-Stress Dinner:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorIt’s time to take stock of your life and put those mundane chores into perspective.  Tina shows us how to organize meal shopping and preparation, so that you have more quality time with family.  (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
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July 28, 2012:  Healthy Living: Homegrown Corn – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorThe average ear of corn has 800 kernels, arranged in 16 rows, with one strand of silk for each kernel. Click the link to listen to our interview and click here to read Tina’s blog and download delicious corn recipes. Click & Listen:

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July 21, 2012: Healthy Living: Red, Ripe Raspberries – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Raspberries are part of the Rose family and they pack more Vitamin C than orange juice. Click the link to listen to our interview.
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July 14, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Weight Loss – Are All Calories Created Equal?:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorA new diet study recently published in JAMA challenges the diet premise that calorie intake vs. calories burned is the bottom line when it comes to maintaining weight loss.
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June 23, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Michigan’s Dairy Industry  – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorMilk ‘does a body good’, but it is also good for our state.  Tina tells us that the dairy industry is the top contributor among all of the state’s agriculture.  She talks about the importance of dairy in our diet.
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June 16, 2012:  Coming soon!
June 9, 2012:  Healthy Living: Men’s Health Week – Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorHere are the steps men can take to improve the quality and length of their lives, including the ten foods that can boost men’s health. Click & Listen:

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June 2, 2012:  Healthy Living: BBQ Food Safety: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorAs we get back outdoors and take the food with us, Tina tells us how to transport, cook, and keep food safe at your barbeque.  There’s even a safe way to pack food in a cooler.  This week Tina also has a delicious marinated chicken recipe for you to try.
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May 26, 2012:  Healthy Living:  Produce for Kids:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorProduce for Kids encourages healthy eating for families through providing simple, healthy meal solutions and resources for parents. The program raises funds for local children’s non-profit organizations and last year Produce for Kids partnered with Meijer in its Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign to help raise money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Thanks to Meijer shoppers a total of $526,000 was generated.
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May 19, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Taste of Summer Grilling:   Get your grill on with great tips on backyard cooking.  Tina’s grill recipes include Burger & A Beer, Grilled Steak Pita, and a Nutty Banana Sundae.  Yes, a sundae!
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May 12, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorNational Women’s Health Week, May 13-19: Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect launch to next week’s celebration of women’s health, as designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The theme this year is “It’s Your Time.” Tina gives us sound advice on how women can improve their health and their outlook on life.
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May 5, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorLet’s Go Mediterranean: Forget Cinco de Mayo and all of that fat-laden food. Tina shows us the wonders of Mediterranean style of eating, which is associated with good health and longevity.
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April 28, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorDietitians Do It, Should You?: A recent survey of dietitians revealed that 74% of registered dietitians use dietary supplements on a regular basis and another 22% use supplements on an occasional basis.
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April 21, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorSavoring Soy: Many people are trying Meatless Mondays, and soy is a great way to keep the protein in your diet while giving you a sense of eating meat. Tina shows us how to get the most out of soy, including some delicious recipes for you to try.
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April 14, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Can Safflower Oil Make You Skinny?: You may have heard it on the Dr. Oz show or read about it in a popular women’s magazine – “Take inches off your waist without changing your diet or exercise!” A claim with some merit based on a 2009 study led by Dr. Martha Belury, Professor of Human Nutrition at Ohio State University which found that safflower oil can help reduce abdominal fat and may help to increase muscle mass in post-menopausal women.
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April 7, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Easter Leftovers:  Even before the clean-up begins from the weekend holiday festivities, you should be thinking about how you can best utilize any leftovers.  Tina says that starts with keeping food safe at the start.
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March 31, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorGet Your Whole Grains: People who eat three or more servings of whole grains have been shown to reduce risk for heart disease by 25-36%, stroke by 37%, diabetes 21-27%, digestive system cancers 21-43%, and hormone-related cancers by 10-40%. The combination of fiber, vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants give whole grains their significant health promoting qualities.
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March 24, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living AdvisorColorectal Cancer Awareness: Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Find out what diet and lifestyle behaviors increase your risk.
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March 17, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Myths & Facts about St. Patty’s Day:
From green beer to potatoes, Tina explores the lore of Ireland. In addition, she shows us how to make a great Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner in a slow-cooker.
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March 10, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Get Your Plate in Shape: March is National Nutrition Month and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wants you to “get your plate in shape!” Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your bowl. Foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products and lean protein foods contain the nutrients you need without too many calories.
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March 3, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Seafood 1, 2, 3:  Don’t avoid buying, preparing, and cooking seafood just because you are unsure what to do.  Tina shows us how it’s really very simple to incorporate fish into your diet.  This week’s recipes include an outstanding Broiled Teriyaki Cod. Click & Listen:

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February 25, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Losing Weight: Revive Your ResolutionBefore springtime actually arrives, maybe it’s time to make a renewed commitment to that promise to diet you made at the start of the year. Tina has some easy ways for you to revive your resolution, including an Asian Style Stuffed Pepper recipe that will make you forget you are even dieting!
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February 18, 2012: Tina Miller, MS, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Sneaky Ways to Give Them Their Veggies: Let’s face it, not everyone likes vegetables. But you know how important it is to get those five daily servings of veggies and fruit into their diet. Tina shows us some fun and creative ways to sneak them in and your family won’t even know it.
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February 11, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Love Your Heart: Cardiovascular disease (heart disease and hypertension) remains the leading cause of death in America today. Lifestyle changes, including a healthy diet, regular activity and maintaining a healthy body weight can significantly reduce your risk for heart disease
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February 4, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Super Balanced Big Game Party: From Pigs in a Blanket to Pork Skewers and even Chocolaty Footballs, the big party this Sunday can still be healthy and fun. Your guests will love this lighter big game party fare for the Super Party.
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January 28, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -  Eating Your Oats:  Tina explains the different cuts of oats and says getting oats into your diet isn’t just about breakfast.
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January 21, 2012: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – January is Soup Month: These healthy soup recipes will warm you up and keep you satisfied during the cold winter months.
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January 14, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Citrus Fruits:  Winter’s Sweet Treat:  From the delicious Meyer Lemons to Buddha’s Hand, Tina shows us how to incorporate some of winter’s finest fruit selections into our diet.
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January 7, 2012:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -Food Trends:  There are some interesting food trends to watch for in 2012, including the new role of the male shopper.
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December 17, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Do Low Carb Diets Work?  – New research shows that a modified low carb diet may be the ticket to losing weight.  The key is in how often you do it.  Tina explains the details.  Also, she tells us about a move to exclude Registered Dieticians from direct billing for intensive behavioral therapy in primary care.  They are over halfway with a White House petition (25,000 signatures are needed) and are making a  public appeal for others to sign it in order to try and thwart the change.
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December 10, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - Simple Holiday Entertaining:  Tina shows us how to make the holidays effortless with easy elegance and flair.
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November 26, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: BPA in Canned FoodsThe safety of BPA, used in food container production, has been questioned over the last several years, and now a new study from Harvard is causing nore concern.  Tina explains what’s at stake.  In addition, today is the “food-safe limit” for those leftover turkey dinner items.  She has two fabulous recipes for you in her blog this week.  (Download recipes in her blog from the link below.)
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November 19, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Stealth Health – Tina shows us how to slim down our holiday recipes, yet your family and guests will never know!  (Download recipes from her blog.  See link above)
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November 12, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Fall’s Bounty - From apples to squash, Michigan offers up plenty of delicious and nutritious ways for you to utilize homegrown ingredients.  Make sure to click Tina’s blog below for several great recipes, as well!
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November 5, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Diabetes Awareness – November is Diabetes Awareness Month.  Tina talks about the role a healthy lifestyle plays in avoiding this serious disease.
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October 29, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor:  Front of Package Labeling
– Will the new recommended front of label packaging end consumer confusion over nutritional content?  Tina takes a look at the recommendations.
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October 22, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Energy Drinks
– They’re touted as being able to keep you alert and productive, but how exactly do energy drinks do that?  Tina dissects the ingredients that go into these popular pick-me-ups.
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September 17, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Healthy Tailgating Tips
- Tailgating can be festive, fun, and healthy when you use these tips from Tina Miller.  Click the link below to listen, and download recipes here.
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September 10, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Mmm…Michigan Apples! – Apples are great for you and for the state of Michigan, as they represent Michigan’s largest and most valuable fruit crop.  Click the link below to listen, and download recipes here.
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September 3, 2011:  Tina Miller, R.D./M.S., Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Back to School Lunches They’ll Love - Healthier alternatives to candy and chips, and great school box lunch recipes for your kids to enjoy.  Click the link below to listen, and download recipes here.
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August 27, 2011:  Storing Produce for Maximum Freshness - Wilted lettuce?  Mealy tomatoes?  Moldy melons?  Proper storage of fruits and veggies can help you save money on your yearly food bill. (Read more in Tina’s blog link below.  It includes a list of produce items and the shelf life for each.)
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August 20, 2011: School Lunch Safety - A new study in Texas shows that 90% of pre-school lunches are not at safe temperatures.  Tina gives us ideas on how to ensure that your kids don’t get sick from poorly packed lunch boxes.  (Read more in Tina’s blog link above.)
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August 13, 2011: Family Meals - 
Studies show the benefits of famly meal time extend to better grades in school for the kids and a better connection with their parents.  Tina gives us ideas on how to get the family back to the dinner table, and her recipes on a budget are a big help!  (Read more in Tina’s blog link above.)
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August 6, 2011: Lowering Your Debt Ceiling with Meatless Mondays -
Find out how the average family can save $500 a year by reducing meat consumption!  (Read more in Tina’s blog link above.)
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